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Leam Richardson: Hails potential of new loan capture

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Chesterfield have signed rookie Blackburn defender Ryan Edwards on a month's loan.

The 19-year-old centre-half has agreed a deal with the Spireites until Saturday, August 24.

Assistant-manager Leam Richardson told Chesterfield's website: "Ryan has bags of potential and we think he's going to develop into a brilliant player.

"We're looking forward to seeing him in a Chesterfield shirt."

Edwards signed in time to feature in Tuesday night's friendly against Wolves.